Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 242 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.047% 0.17% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
City of London median daily rate £250 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.86% - -
Central London median daily rate £250 £325 -
% change year-on-year -23.08% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £16.95 £49.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.51% - -
Central London median hourly rate £16.95 £49.15 -
% change year-on-year -65.51% - -

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,141 947 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.74% 13.70% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 752 557
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.54%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £306
90th Percentile £688 £672 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 7
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -14.93% +8.95%
10th Percentile £16.22 £11.81 £15.40
90th Percentile £45.00 £35.25 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Decision Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Science
3 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Storytelling
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Decision Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Measurement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Storytelling
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe